Watson Road

Valley Park man charged with two burglaries in South County

A Valley Park man was charged Friday with two burglaries in South County in November. Shawn Overstreet, 48, of the 300 block of Jefferson Avenue in Valley Park, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary. Police allege in a probable-cause statement that Yorkshire Cleaners and the Affton Muffler shop both reported that their shops

[ Read More ]

Woman carjacked while pumping gas in Sunset Hills

Pictured above: Police released this surveillance image of a suspect in a carjacking at the UGas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills.  A woman’s car was carjacked last week while she was pumping gas on Watson Road in Sunset Hills, and police are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect. The Sunset Hills Police

[ Read More ]

Applications pour in to state for new medical marijuana facilities

Pictured above: HCI Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri has received 2,267 applications for medical marijuana facilities and businesses, which means the new statewide industry may soon be coming to South County and Jefferson County. The state brought in over $13

[ Read More ]

Interstate 44 to close again this weekend

Drivers who use Interstate 44 might want to take alternate routes this weekend, Sept. 13-16, as the Missouri Department of Transportation closes it to work on the Watson Road bridge. This work, which includes bridge girder painting, will allow crews to accelerate construction enough to be able to open the bridge by the end of

[ Read More ]

Watson Road Interstate 44 bridge will close

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close Interstate 44 from 7 p.m. Friday, May 31 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 3, to remove the westbound Watson Road bridge over I-44. During the interstate closure, drivers will be able to detour to get from westbound I-44 to northbound and southbound I-270, and from eastbound I-44 to

[ Read More ]